BitTorrent is a protocol designed for file sharing peer to peer-peer-to-peer or P2P from now. It is primarily used to exchange large files, and has been active since 2001. When BitTorrent became fashionable in Spain still used as P2P eMule client. The torrent network here took some time to jell, and that while the eD2K customers could find content network with a certain timelessness in the torrents could only get more or less recent material. Still time puts everyone in place, and while today the eD2K network is a shadow of what it was, has today BitTorrent most active users that the major social networks.
To use BitTorrent as a means to download files You must have a BitTorrent client. There are many of them: Transmission, qBittorrent, BitTornado, BitComet, Vuze, Deluge ... Anyone would serve to be able to use the network and download files.
However, all of them one stands out above the rest. We're talking about uTorrent, which could be considered as the most popular and most widely used customer over the other alternatives. In this article we will show you how to get the most out of this BitTorrent client.
BitTorrent is P2P / Cory Doctorow type edited CC 2.0 license
Install and configure uTorrent to go to perfection
The first step is to download uTorrent to install after. When you have the ejecutabe, double-click on it and click Next to begin the process.
Starting the Installation
Then you will be asked to accept the license agreement. This is common and, accept it and let the installation continue.
It is necessary to accept the terms of the license agreement
Now you can choose shortcuts from the Start menu and desktop. This part of the left of your choice. Ten after this point carefully, because two screens bloatware that should be ruled by clicking on Decline appear, I do not accept and the like.
Shortcuts are configured to taste
On the part of the configuration So leave all options checked. So you ensure proper operation of uTorrent from the base.
After avoiding the bloatware and we can finally install
Now you have uTorrent installed and configured with the basics. We will try to take advantage of our BitTorrent client.
Download faster with uTorrent, about numbers
It should be borne in mind that for uTorrent downloads, as with any BitTorrent client, They occupy virtually the entire bandwidth. This makes it necessary to find a balance:
- Let us have some bandwidth to navigate.
- Do not saturate our router with excessive requests.
Now if what you plan is get faster download uTorrent, then forget about it for now and keep reading.
With uTorrent open, click the Options menu > preferences. Go to category Connection, enter the port marked 45682 and let you see the options below. Assuming that you download from your home, you do not need to touch the Proxies section.
First we have to set up the connection
Now go to the Bandwidth category and enter the following values: 1750 Maximum increase rate (kB / s) 1890 Maximum download speed (kB / s), 200 Maximum number of total connections 2329 in Max compis connected torrent, 14 maximum upload posts by torrent. In addition, enable Use additional posts if the rate rise < 90%.
Next, set up our connection
Next, set the BitTorrent category. Mark all boxes except the local compi Limit band width. In the encryption protocol, active Outgoing and incoming connections legacy brand Allow section.
Now we configure how we interact with the network torrent
Finally, go to the Cola category and writes these values: 60 Maximum number of torrent assets (sharing and downloading), 93 Maximum number of active downloads, 150 Minimum Ratio (%), 0 Minimum serving (minutes) and 0 Minimum number of seeds available .
Finally we configure how we interact with our ups
Do not forget uTorrent restart to apply changes.
What I use with my connection speed?
Here is a chart according to which you will have to adjust your speed limit download and upload according to your bandwidth. If you follow this step we understand that you prefer to keep healthy your router to download at full speed, which is not a bad choice.
|Connection type||Download and upload speed|
|Connections 1 Mbps / 300 Kbps||
Download 500 Kbps, 150 Kbps upload
|Connections 3 Mbps / 300 Kbps||2000 Kbps download, 150 Kbps upload|
|connections 6 Mbps / 600Kbps||4000 Kbps download, 400 Kbps upload|
|Connections 10 Mbps / 1Mbps||8000 Kbps download, 800 Kbps upload|
|Connections 20 Mbps / 1Mbps||15000 Kbps download, 800 Kbps upload|
|Connections 30 Mbps / 3 Mbps||
Download 20000 Kbps, 2000 Kbps upload
|Connections 50 Mbps / 5 Mbps||Download 40000 Kbps, 4000 Kbps upload|
|Connections 100 Mbps / 10 Mbps||Download 80000 Kbps, 8000 Kbps upload|
|Connections 200 Mbps / 20 Mbps||150000 Kbps download, upload 15000 Kbps|
|Connections 500 Mbps / 50 Mbps||450000 Kbps download, upload 45000 Kbps|
With these recommendations You can optimally configure uTorrent, and you can assure download speed and on the other hand, extend the life of your router.
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